Brazilian crude steel output up 1.30% in January

Crude steel production in Brazil increased by 1.30% year on year in January, according to figures released by national steel institute Aço Brasil on Tuesday February 20.

Production amounted to 2.86 million tonnes last month, compared with 2.82 million tonnes a year earlier. 

Brazilian companies produced 1.88 million tonnes of finished steel in January, a growth of 6.30% from the 1.77 million tonnes produced in January 2017. And flat steel output soared by...

Published

Felipe Peroni

February 20, 2018

23:19 GMT

São Paulo